Campus Stories

Drake Hall reopens
Drake Hall and Brown Laboratory have reopened after a small fire closed both buildings shortly before noon, Oct. 22. The fire was quickly extinguished and there were no injuries.
Strategic planning town hall meetings
UD's Models for the New American Research University strategic planning working group has scheduled a series of campus town halls for October and November.
Campus Sustainability Day updates
UD's Campus Sustainability Day Working Group has announced the schedule of events for Campus Sustainability Day 2014 to be marked on Wednesday, Oct. 22.
New Vita Nova
Students and faculty enjoy the newly renovated Vita Nova student-run restaurant, and hold a luncheon to celebrate donors Jayne and Chris Malfitano.
DELCAT Discovery
The University of Delaware Library recently held the official opening of the exciting new service called DELCAT Discovery.
For the Record, Oct. 17, 2014
For the Record provides information about recent professional activities of University of Delaware faculty, staff, students and alumni.
Domestic violence awareness
To mark October as Domestic Violence Awareness Month, University of Delaware Student Wellness and Health Promotion has announced drives to collect cell phones and cleaning supplies to support victims of domestic violence.
Vehicle-to-grid
UD's Willett Kempton discussed innovative work in vehicle-to-grid technology during a meeting of the University of Delaware Association of Retired Faculty.
New Ph.D. program launches
The University of Delaware's new doctoral program in financial services analytics has welcomed its first class of students this fall.
Delaware Debates
Candidates for the state's congressional delegation squared off in the Delaware Debates 2014, a joint initiative of UD's Center for Political Communication and Delaware Public Media, on Oct. 15.
Oct. 30: 'Lunch is on us'
UD's Office of the Dean of Students is interested in hearing from undergraduates about their student experiences and is inviting students to an informal luncheon meeting on Oct. 30 in Hullihen Hall.
Application fee waiver
Gov. Jack Markell, the University of Delaware and Delaware State University have announced that the schools will waive their college application fees for Delaware's high school seniors when they apply during College Application Month.
'Quality time'
University of Delaware parents and families visited their students Friday, Oct. 10, through Sunday, Oct. 12, during the annual Parents and Family Weekend celebration.
Celebrating service
Delaware Gov. Jack Markell delivered the annual James R. Soles Lecture on the Constitution and Citizenship, honoring the late UD professor who did much to inspire others to take up careers in public service.
Diversity crisis in higher ed
Richard Tapia, director of Rice's Center for Excellence and Equity in Education, spoke on the diversity crisis facing higher ed and how universities must better prepare underrepresented minority students.
College applications
The third annual Delaware College Application Month, a partnership between the University of Delaware's Institute for Public Administration and the Delaware Department of Education, will kick off on Oct. 13 and run through Nov. 21.
Hospital hospitality
UD and Christiana Care have created a new educational program for hospital employees, building hospitality skills to provide better patient experiences.
Provost's town hall
Provost Domenico Grasso led an open-format, town hall meeting with the UD community Oct. 8 in the Trabant University Center Theatre.
Art for everyone's sake
UD's Center for Disabilities Studies will host Artfest on Saturday, Oct. 25, in Newport.
Business leaders speak
Entrepreneurs will visit the University of Delaware through October to share their experiences at the Free Lunch Friday lecture series.
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State kicks off second Sea Level Rise Awareness Week

Delaware Newszap, Sept. 15, 2014

Jen Volk of University of Delaware Cooperative Extension is working with UD researchers to develop salt tolerant crops to help farmers who have fields near the Delaware coast.

Delaware gets positive time on national TV

The News Journal, Sept. 14, 2014

The University of Delaware's UDairy Creamery and Moo Crew student workers won the Best Sundae on Sunday competition and had their ice cream featured on the Food Network's series "Eating America."

UD research an important engine for 21st-century economy

The News Journal, Sept. 12, 2014

Charles Riordan, vice provost for research, wrote a Delaware Voices opinion piece highlighting the University of Delaware's many research successes and detailing how its entrepreneurial spirit will power it as an even stronger engine for the 21st-century economy.

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